Alaska: Salmon on $25 a Day?

July 29, 2004 By: Marshall Cutchin

“Well, you stay at a lodge that was designed by I.M. Pei and featured in Architectural Digest. The chef has studied under Escoffier himself, and the wine cellar would get four stars in the Guide Michelin if their writers would leave France alone. The boats have Persian carpeting on the decks and leather seats by Connolly. The price for five days is $12,000 before you get into tips, airfare, license, taxidermy, and that stuff. And the fishing’s incredible?unbelievable.” This is what many envision while pondering the phrase ‘Alaskan fishing trip.’ But according to Jerome B. Robinson, it doesn’t have to be that way. In Field & Stream.